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haemophilia

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
haemophiliahae‧mo‧phil‧i‧a British English, hemophilia American English /ˌhiːməˈfɪliə/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIa serious disease that prevents a person’s blood from becoming thick, so that they lose a lot of blood easily if they are injured
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haemophiliaThe promised cures to such illnesses as cystic fibrosis and haemophilia are still some time away.Experience with the treatment of haemophilia in this country has shown this approach can be highly effective.
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